Denkou Choujin Gridman (電光超人グリッドマン, Denkō Chōjin Guriddoman), also known as Gridman The Hyper Agent or simply Gridman, is a 1993-1994 Live-Action television series created and produced by Tsuburaya Productions.
Three computer-savvy kids, Naoto Sho, Yuka Inoue and Ippei Baba create their own videogame superhero, but then discover it's possessed by an inter-dimensional police officer Gridman. Pursuing an evil program called Khan Digifer, Gridman merges with Naoto and fights Khan Digifer's digitized monsters created by social misfit Takeshi Todo in the Computer World, in order to prevent the computerized demon from wreaking havoc on the city of Sakuragaoka and the entire Human World.
Cast & Characters
- Masaya Obi as Naoto Sho
- Jun Hattori as Yuka Inoue
- Takeshi Sudo as Ippei Baba
- Hikaru Midorikawa as Gridman
- Junko Shimakata as Junk
- Tsuyoshi Sugawara as Takeshi Todo
- Masaharu Sato as Khan Digifer
- Masahiro Iwaoka as Daichi Sho
- Kanako Nakatake as Kana Baba
- Edo Yamaguchi as Soichiro Sho
- Miru Hitotsuyanagi as Michiko Sho
- Daisuke Ban (Naoya Ban) as Hideyo Inoue
- Yumi Mitani as Yoshie Inoue
- Masakazu Arai as Yoshihito Inoue
- Goro Kataoka as Hiroshi Baba
- Yuko Tsuga as Ayako Baba
- Shoichi Komatsu as Police Officer Koganemura
- Daisuke Itsumori as Police Officer Amagasaki
- Yuji Machi as Narrator
- The Birth of A New Hero
- The Secrets of Acceptor
- Imminent Telephone Panic
- A Runaway Car
- The Perfect Sword With A Man's Pride
- A Terror Melody
- Zero Second to Microwave Oven Explosion
- Brother's Bond
- Operation Evil Brainwashing
- The Dangerous Gift
- Is My Allowance ¥100,000?
- Beware of The Phantom Thief Marty
- I Hate Sports
- Manipulated Time
- The Distorted Target
- Ippei is Scared!?
- A Lonely Hacker
- The Legend of Dragon
- A Sexy Police Woman in Trouble
- Colors Disappear From the Planet of Earth
- Execution! The Dream Hero
- Revival! Dinosaur King
- An Assassination! A Thunderclap In Hell
- My Love! Bio-Flower
- The Decisive Battle! The End of the Hero (Part 1)
- The Decisive Battle! The End of the Hero (Part 2)
- Big Surprise! A Toy Rebellion
- Yuka Vanished!!
- A Pet Dog Bomb Operation
- The Day of The World Destruction
- The Monster's Mother Is A College Girl
- Attack of A Human Vacuum Cleaner
- Another Takeshi
- A Body Guard
- Yuka becomes delinquent
- A Baby Given A Birth
- What? Is Daddy Executed?
- The Earth in Danger
- Goodbye Gridman
A series of photo novels regarding scrapped series and sequel ideas from Shogakukan Televi-Kun, running from May to November 1994.
An animated short film, directed by Akira Amemiya and produced by Studio Trigger, was released in 2015 for the Japan Animator Expo.
「Yume no Hero」 by Akira Otsu
「Motto Kimi o Shireba」 by Akira Otsu
「Futatsu no Yūki」 by Compoid Three